Dr Amit Chattree is an exceptionally skilled and renowned Consultant Gastroenterologist with subspecialty in expertise in luminal gastroenterology including inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy. He worked in world-leading centres during his training in North and Central London, gaining valuable expertise in treating the most complex gastrointestinal conditions. He runs an expert practice and receives referrals from colleagues at many centres regionally, including for second opinions, and manages a diverse range of conditions and symptoms including inflammatory bowel disease, bowel cancer, general liver disease, coeliac disease, dyspepsia, gastrointestinal cancer (upper and lower GI cancers), small bowel conditions, diarrhoea, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal polyps, bowel cancer screening and complex abdominal pain.
Dr Chattree is an expert in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures with outstanding outcomes. During his training, he underwent an advanced endoscopy fellowship at the University Hospital of North Tees. He is an accredited colonoscopist for the NHS bowel cancer screening programme and leads the tertiary small bowel service at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, the tertiary regional referral centre for small bowel disease for the North East and Cumbria. Dr Chattree performs a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures: from small bowel endoscopy procedures (capsule endoscopy, single balloon enteroscopy, double-balloon enteroscopy) to upper and lower GI endoscopies including bowel cancer screening, complex polypectomy, transnasal endoscopy, luminal stenting, dilatation and therapeutic endoscopy.
Dr Chattree has obtained numerous major achievements during his career. He is the lead author of the British Society of Gastroenterology Guidelines for the management of large colorectal polyps and also developed the world’s first framework for the management of large polyps. In addition he has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals and was awarded a prize by the British Society of Gastroenterology for his work in 2015. He has been an invited speaker and presented his own research at national and international conferences. He greatly contributes to research in small bowel disease, inflammatory bowel disease research and endoscopy and has been a principal investigator for numerous trials. He is highly regarded by both patients and colleagues and regularly receives outstanding feedback for his work.